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12.14.18 Issue

Irwin Goldenberg passed away Dec. 4 at age 93 in Omaha. Services with military honors were held Dec. 6 at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Lincoln and were officiated by Rabbi Micah Peltz of Cherry Hills, New Jersey and Rabbi Steven Abraham of Omaha.

He was preceded in death by parents Myron and Sara Goldenberg, wife Ruth E. Goldenberg of 45 years and sister Helen Hirsch.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and Richard Lerner, and JoAnn and Steve Gold, and daughter, Robin Karr; grandchildren: Ali Doyle, Brad Lerner, Jon Lerner, Rachel Zivic, Aaron Zivic and Sarah Rosenberg, eight great-grandchildren, and niece and nephew, Rochelle and Dave Fogg.

He was a World War II Army Veteran, Certified Nutrionist Consultant, author, lecturer and Health Food Store Owner. He was a member of the American Legion.

Memorials may be made to Jewish Federation of Omaha, 333 S. 132nd Street or Beth El Synagogue, 14506 California Street, Omaha, or Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 3219 Sheridan Blvd., Lincoln, NE. Condolences may be made at